Identity Fraud Institute

May 9, 2018

Think You’ve Got Your Credit Freezes Covered? Think Again.

This post was originally published on this siteI spent a few days last week speaking at and attending a conference on responding to identity theft. The forum was held in Florida, one of the major epicenters for identity fraud complaints in United States. One gripe I heard from several presenters was that identity thieves increasingly are finding ways to open new lines of credit for things like mobile phones on people who have already frozen their credit files with the big-three credit bureaus. Here’s a look at what may be going on, and how you can protect yourself. Carrie Kerskie […]